Zoe D’Angelo is a Research Assistant at AcademyHealth, where she supports the Evidence-Informed State Health Policy Institute (ESHPI) with the Medicaid Data Learning Network (MDLN), the State University Partnership Learning Network (SUPLN), the Enhancing Systems of Care Coordinating Center for Children with Medical Complexities (ESC CC), as well as with a community of practice and a cooperative agreement focused on increasing immunization rates among specific target populations. In support of the MDLN and the SUPLN, Zoe assists in the facilitation of peer-to-peer learning and dialogue among researchers working with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid’s T-MSIS Analytic Files and among state-university partnerships. In her role with the ESC CC, Zoe contributes to the technical assistance needs of the coordinating center in order to support HSRA-funded demonstration sites achieve their goals in optimizing the health and well-being for children with medical complexity and their families while also achieving health equity for these populations. In addition, Zoe supports a project in conjunction with the CDC and UNC Chapel Hill assessing sexually transmitted infection testing rates among Medicaid beneficiaries, specifically among pregnant beneficiaries and beneficiaries on PrEP.
Prior to joining AcademyHealth, Zoe worked in COVID-19 response as a Public Health Advisor with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention at the CDC San Francisco Quarantine Station. Zoe graduated from University of California, Berkeley with a B.S. in Molecular Environmental Biology and a concentration in Environmental and Human Health.